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Both of Chicago's daily newspapers are now in bankruptcy after the Sun Times files for court protection...You can now view videos of the seminars from January's DOMAINfest Global conference online at no charge...plus some other notes about upcoming events. [...] Continue reading
DN Journal's latest monthly newsletter features a conversation with Rick Schwartz that reveals what is in store for the upcoming T.R.A.F.F.I.C. conference in Silicon Valley as well as Schwartz's views on the future of domain monetization, live auctions & the domain industry itself. [...] Continue reading
Many of you who read this blog know that I got my start with online marketing back in 2003 with a focus on affiliate marketing and Google AdWords. I then started my consulting business AdWords Marketing in 2004 and have been involved in the PPC (Pay Per Click) advertising industry ever since. One area of [...] Continue reading
In the last big economic downturn domainers like Frank Schilling and Kevin Ham made their fortunes by buying up assets few others wanted. Could history repeat itself in the current slump? Rick Schwartz predicts some domainers will indeed hit it big, but the new fortunes will come from something other than domains! [...] Continue reading
I have been noticing a lot these days that many of the websites that are getting into the top 3 listings on Google are not names that most domainers would necessarily expect to see in such a prime spot. Now we all know that owning a domain name like www.palmsprings.com (owned by brothers David & [...] Continue reading
I have heard that some domain owners make a lot of money by taking one big domain, putting lots of content on it, and optimizing it to get listed well in the search engines. A few years ago I decided to try this with 3 domains: Ailments.com, WaterTowers.com, and iAnimals.com . For ailments.com, I paid [...] Continue reading
I own over 9500 domains (see my list at NameShopping.com), and only around 500 of them are developed. The rest are parked, where I make money from ads/links on them. But, the problem is that these type of domains don’t get listed well in the search engines, so they get very little traffic. I would [...] Continue reading